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Take part in Recyclemania 2014

This winter term marks the University of Michigan’s seventh year participating in RecycleMania, a 10-week competition among colleges and universities across the U.S. to see which school can collect the largest amount of recyclables per capita, the largest amount of … Continue reading

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U-M Hospitals and Health Centers named among 50 greenest hospitals in America

Last week, the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers was recognized by “Becker’s Hospital Review” as one of the 50 greenest hospitals in America. The accolade is another example of UMHHC’s commitment to environmental preservation. Becker’s selected hospitals that “put ecological … Continue reading

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Planet Blue social media contest uses interactive map

The university launched a contest this week t via its Planet Blue social media platforms in an effort to increase awareness of the “green” sites and programs on campus. Using the Office of Campus Sustainability’s interactive map, “Where on Planet … Continue reading

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Planet Blue Ambassadors – Take a U-M Green Building Tour

Are you interested in a Planet Blue Ambassador-exclusive green building tour? As you may know, U-M is home to five LEED Certified green buildings, including the Samuel T. Dana Buildings, Ross School of Business, C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander … Continue reading

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Have extra office supplies? Donate them to U-M Office Supply Garage “Sale” (July 17-18)

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Losing office space to that huge pile of un-used binders? Finding yourself short on paperclips and colored paper? U-M’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Office is having a U-M Office Supply Garage “Sale” on July 17 & 18. Starting on July … Continue reading

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Tour the Arboretum – Enjoy the outdoors!

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Ever wondered why the Arb has plants from Appalachia? Want to explore a relaxing, beautiful outdoor area on campus? Join fellow Planet Blue Ambassadors on a guided tour on June 24 or June 25 at 11:30 or Noon, at U-M’s … Continue reading

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University continues to promote alternative, green transportation with expansion of Blue Bikes

The university continues to promote sustainable transportation options to the campus community through its bicycle rental program, Blue Bikes. Four new bicycles were added to the program resulting in a total of 34 bikes available to staff, faculty and students. … Continue reading

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